Preps Talk

2017 AP preps football rankings: Week 2

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters:

Class 8A

Others receiving votes: Waubonsie Valley 5, Stevenson 4, Niles Notre Dame 3, Lake Park 3, Hinsdale Central 1, Oak Park River Forest 1, Oswego 1

Class 7A

Others receiving votes: Jacobs 9, Hoffman Estates 7, Rockford Auburn 7, Lincoln-Way Central 5, Wheaton North 3, Glenbrook North 2, Bradley-Bourbonnais 1

Class 6A

Others receiving votes: Springfield 16, Rockford Boylan 8, St. Laurence 4, Oak Lawn Richards 4, Peoria Central 3, Lemont 2, Riverside-Brookfield 2

Class 5A

Others receiving votes: Hillcrest 16, Rochelle 15, Antioch 13, Joliet Catholic 11, Triad 7, Peoria Notre Dame 5, Rich Central 2, Chicago (Solorio Academy) 1

Class 4A

Others receiving votes: Effingham 9, Herrin 6, Taylorville 4, Coal City 3, Richmond-Burton 2, Breese Mater Dei 1

Class 3A

Others receiving votes: Elmwood-Brimfield 15, Peotone 13, Newton 3, Winnebago 1

Class 2A

Others receiving votes: Aurora Christian 14, Bismarck-Henning 14, Orion 10, Pana 10, Rockridge 9, Alton Marquette 3, Illini West (Carthage) 2, Eldorado 2, Rockford Christian 2

Class 1A

Others receiving votes: Dakota 9, Fithian Oakwood 6, Warrensburg-Latham 4, Stark County 3, Hardin (Calhoun) 2, Moweaqua Central A&M 1